Lovers' Infinetness Vs. Passion (Lovers' Infiniateness (Stanza 3:…
Lovers' Infinetness Vs. Passion
Intimate "Thy Love"
Uses Logcial Language
Similar to philosophy
"all" Possessive love
much more pragmatic
Stanza 2: Relationship and the problem of time
If you give me all of your love now, then what about the love you gave in the past or the love you might give in the future
"Thy hearts is mine" Possessive love
Stanza 3: Restitution- logical
"But I would not have all yet, he that can have no more"
If he had all of her love, then no new love would come from it.
Love is confusing, but he discusses it logically
Love isn't controlling- we will share our hearts
"Rather than changing (swapping) hearts. we will join (share) them"
Much more emotional/ supernatural
Uses more emotive language
"The Sky spoke to me" - God
Tercets (3 line stanzas) flashes of emotion, she is high
Language/ poetry- "Homer's ghost"
Both start with a problem but move to a solution at the end of the poem
Both have possessive love
"Each cloud a ship" - loss / abandonment
"Sleep in tomb"-Thoughts of suicide.
New love growing each day
"Treasure", "bargain", "purchase"
Love cannot be bought, not by money or by tears and promises etc.
"I shall never have thee"